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Recording Function; Normal Recording; Otr (One Touch Recording); Timer Recording - Hitachi DV PF74U Instruction Manual

Dvd/vcr combo (dvd player with video cassette recorder)
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It may be UNLAWFUL to record copyrighted material with-
out the consent of the copyright owner.
Accidental Erasure Prevention
To prevent accidental recording on a recorded
cassette, remove its record safety tab. To record
on it later, cover the hole with cellophane tape.
Before recording, make sure:
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The desired channel is selected by
pressing the Number buttons on the remote control or
CHANNEL (o/p). (If you connected the DVD/VCR
to a cable box or satellite box as in "DVD/VCR TO
TV CONNECTION" on page 13, select channel 3 on
your TV. Then, select the channel you want to record
with the cable box or satellite box. In this case, you can
ONLY record and view the SAME channel.)
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If noise appears, change the RF output channel of
the DVD/VCR to channel 4 by pressing PLAY for
3 seconds during playback. Then select the same
channel (CH4) on your TV.
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There is a tape with a safety tab in the DVD/VCR.
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The desired recording speed is selected in SP (stan-
dard play) or SLP (super long play) mode by press-
ing SPEED on the remote control.
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TV STEREO or SAP is selected.
Tape Speed
Type of tape
T60
SP mode
1 hour
SLP mode
3 hours

NORMAL RECORDING

1
Begin the recording by pressing REC/OTR.
The REC Light lights up and "REC" appears
in the front panel display.
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To temporarily stop recording or to resume it, press
PAUSE/STEP. After the DVD/VCR has been in
Pause mode for 5 minutes, it will stop automatically
to protect the tape and the video head from damage.
2
Press STOP when the recording is completed.
Note
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While you are recording on the DVD/VCR, press the
VCR/TV button so that the "VCR" in the display
panel disappears on the DVD/VCR.

OTR (One Touch Recording)

This feature allows you to set the recording length sim-
ply by pressing REC/OTR.
3
Press REC/OTR to begin OTR. "REC" and
"
"
appear in the front panel display.
Change the recording length by pressing
REC/OTR repeatedly.
REC
OTR(0:30)
(Normal recording)
OTR(8:00)

RECORDING FUNCTION

VCR
Record safety tab
Recording/Playback Time
T120
T160
2 hours
2-2/3 hours
6 hours
8 hours
VCR
VCR
OTR(1:00).....
OTR(7:30)
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If a tape ends during OTR, the DVD/VCR will stop,
eject the tape, and switch to the DVD mode automati-
cally as the TIMER light blinks. (If the DVD power is
off, the VCR will go into the STANDBY mode).
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When OTR is finished , the VCR turns off automat-
ically. To use the VCR again, press TIMER on the
remote, or STOP/EJECT on the DVD/VCR.

TIMER RECORDING

You may set the DVD/VCR to start recording while
you are away. You can set eight programs to record on
specific days, daily or weekly within 1 year period.
If you have not yet set the clock, "CLOCK SET"
appears. If so, follow the steps [3] and [4] in "CLOCK
SET" section on page 18. Then, set the timer record-
ing.
1
Insert a tape with its safety tab into the
DVD/VCR.
2
Select main menu by pressing MENU.
3
Select "TIMER PROGRAMMING" by press-
ing K or L. Then, press B.
The set up screen is dis-
played.
4
Set the timer.
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To go back one step, press s.
1) Set the program number (1-8)
Program number which is not set up
flashes. Press K or L repeatedly
for the desired program number.
Then, press B.
2) Set the frequency of the recording
For once: Press K or L to point to
"ONCE".
For daily (Monday~Friday): Press K
or L to point to "DAILY".
For weekly: Press K or L to point
to "WEEKLY".
Then, press B.
3) Set the date
First, press K or L for the month.
Then, press B. Next, press K or
L for the day. Then, press B.
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VCR
TIMER PROGRAMMING
PROG
12345678
DATE
-
START TIME
END
TIME
CHANNEL
REC SPEED
PROGRAM NUMBER 4
DATE
- - / - -
START TIME - - : - -
- -
END
TIME - - : - -
- -
CHANNEL
- -
REC SPEED - -
PROGRAM NUMBER 4
ONCE
DAILY
WEEKLY
ONE TIME PROGRAM
PROGRAM NUMBER 4
DATE
- - / - -
START TIME - - : - -
- -
END
TIME - - : - -
- -
CHANNEL
- -
REC SPEED - -
EN
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